Saturday, August 24, 2013

Tech-Friendly: Google to court: Gmail users should not expect privacy | The Rock River Times

by Paul Gorski

Consumer Watchdog recently reported that Google filed court documents that imply that Gmail e-mail may not be private. Read the Consumerwatchdog.org column athttp://www.consumerwatchdog.org/newsrelease/google-tells-court-you-cannot-expect-privacy-when-sending-messages-gmail-people-who-care.
Google's court filing states: "Just as a sender of a letter to a business colleague cannot be surprised that the recipient's assistant opens the letter, people who use web-based email today cannot be surprised if their emails are processed by the recipient's [email provider] in the course of delivery. Indeed, 'a person has no legitimate expectation of privacy in information he voluntarily turns over to third parties.'"...
Read the Rock River Times article at: http://rockrivertimes.com/2013/08/21/tech-friendly-google-to-court-gmail-users-should-not-expect-privacy/

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